YouTube’s Value Gap is the Record Industry’s Biggest Problem To Fix, and Here’s Why…

If the record industry is serious about growing streaming revenues (and the digital economy in general) it must address the problems with the exploitative practices of Google’s YouTube. We’ve been lucky to be supplied with Content ID data from the same source as our previous data – so we added that into the mix to… Continue reading YouTube’s Value Gap is the Record Industry’s Biggest Problem To Fix, and Here’s Why…

GEMA wins against YouTube In Germany on “Blocking Screens” | Media Biz

A German court found that YouTube has to stop misleading the public by blocking certain content and publicly shaming GEMA for it (the German association of composers, lyricists and music publishers.) A first step in the right direction. Heker referred to the decision as “an important and positive signal to the music authors,” because: “It… Continue reading GEMA wins against YouTube In Germany on “Blocking Screens” | Media Biz